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Black foliage turning green?

I bought a beautiful dahlia with black foliage, but it has turned green. I am in Seattle, the summer has turned the fall, and the plant is in full sun. It is blooming and looks very healthy. What ...
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Why hasn't my mulberry tree grown any leaves yet? It was bare root stock 8ft tall and is still alive after planting at end of April Zone 6

The trunk had swollen nodes that looked like leaves were going to come but never did. I did a scrape and there is still green under layer. What can I do to ensure success?
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Is this a disease?

I have planted a curry leaf sapling taken from a local nursery in a 10 inch pot in fresh store bought potting mix (cocopeat, perlite, vermiculite, sand, rice husk, vermicompost, neem extract). I put ...
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Do arborvitae replace lost foliage?

Pictured is a Thuja plicata "Green Giant" that spent too much time in a container. Notice the foliage thinning near the bottom. As the tree gets into better conditions and starts growing, ...
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Does Buxus grow berries or flowers in the winter? [closed]

Does all species of Buxus grow berries or flowers in the winter?
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What is this type of Ilex specie?

I'm wondering what type of Ilex specie this is as it isn't quite clear what type? The origin was NL (Netherlands). I brought it from a shop. Photos
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Yucca Elephantipes Problems

I have had this plant for 2-3 years now and recently (about 2 months ago) I started noticing some problems on the leaves such as dry spots, bumps and brown near the edges and base. What can I do about ...
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What is this black foliage plant called?

I've tired looking it up on the internet but multiple plants of similar appearance came up which has gotten me all confused. Best guess is that it's either black mondo grass or a new Zealand flax but ...
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Is overhead watering bad for all flowering plants?

What about ground covers that flower (e.g. dianthus)? I understand that a little bit of an overhead shower is needed now and then but ground covers are just too low and wide spread to be watered from ...
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Problem with rhododendron foliage

The rhododendron pictured below used to live in Vancouver BC, zone 8ish, and was cut back and moved a few years ago to the northern end of the British Columbia coast, about 30 miles south of the ...
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Identify this houseplant please? [duplicate]

Edit: I don't think it's a peace lily because it's never flowered, the leaves are not as wide or shiny/waxy, and the venation is less dense. It's been through the ringer, neglected by ex-wife, but ...
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What is this plant with opposite leaves, dark stems and dark leaf venation?

This is a full shade loving plant. I want to know its name and if it flowers.
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Should I use epsom salt foliage spray on giant sunflowers?

I'm currently growing some giant sunflowers. I really want them to be as big as possible. I'm wondering how good it would be to spray them twice a week with a epsom salt, gypsum and / or saltpeter ...
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How should I care for freeze damaged tomato plants?

I've read the other answers but this question is a bit different. We've had 2 freezes each month this summer. 90 to 100 degrees (F) daytime and plummeting to 35 or lower at night. We have covered ...